St Vincent de Paul

The St Vincent de Paul group consists of students from all year levels who come together to discuss social issues, raise awareness of issues in our community and organise events to raise money to help the less fortunate.  
 
This year the student group will be involved in the following activities plus a number of additional opportunities that arise during the year:
 
Term​Events
Term 1​   
  • ​BBQ at CMC Swimming Carnival (donations to SVdP)
  • Develop and create Vinnies Youth poster competition (Years 9 - 12)
  • Street Retreat 
  • St Bernard's Primary School Homework Club
Term 2​​
  • ​Attend St Vincent de Paul Social Justice Day
  • Promote and organise the Winter Appeal (collection of blankets, sleeping bags, hygiene products, warm clothing)
  • Awareness campaign around a social justice issue
  • St Bernard's Primary School Homework Club
Term 3​
  • ​Annual winter sleep out​
  • Awareness campaign around on homelessness
  • Provide food and drink stall for College Founder's Day and Athletics Day (money raised will be donated to St Vincent de Paul conference)
  • St Bernard's Primary School Homework Club
​Term 4
  • ​Collection and distribution of Christmas Hampers to local St Vincent de Paul group
  • St Bernard's Primary School Homework Club
 
 
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The students will continue to attend fortnightly visits to the Retirement Village and hold weekly student meetings to organise events and learn about the history of St Vincent de Paul and it's Founders.